most good things about me came from sailor moon

HERE’S THE NERDIEST THING ABOUT ME: (PROBABLY.) The first time I wrote for the consumption of the Internet was back when I was in either middle school or high school. I had two published short stories and two published poems on a Sailor Moon fan site. YEAH. I WROTE SAILOR MOON FAN POETRY, AND I CANNOTContinue reading “most good things about me came from sailor moon”

what’s in a name?

I started going by “Dani” officially around the 4th grade. The final straw was the 1998 Drew Barrymore film Ever After. If you’ll recall, Drew’s beautiful, feisty, smart Cinderella character is named DANIELLE. My brain short circuited. TOO. GIRLY. My name is Danielle Elise. My parents have differing stories as to its origins. My dad claims thatContinue reading “what’s in a name?”